Friday, May 27, 2022



Michigan Court of Claims suspends enforcement of abortion ban

The Michigan Court of Claims Judge Elizabeth Gleicher has suspended the enforcement of MCL 750.14, Michigan’s 1931 abortion ban. This injunction does not overturn the ban, but temporarily bars its enforcement should the U.S. Supreme Court overturn Roe v. Wade,  the 1973 ruling protecting a woman's right to an abortion.  


Keynote speaker gives advice at nursing commencement ceremony

The nursing commencement ceremony took place on Saturday, May 7 at 9 a.m. in the Wharton Center. There were a total of 84 graduates celebrated, graduating with a Bachelor of Science in nursing. Kathleen Nowicki Schwartz, the founding member of the College of Nursing Board of Visitors, served as keynote speaker.


Facility for Rare Isotope Beams opens with ribbon cutting ceremony

FRIB, a user facility for the U.S. The Department of Energy Office of Science, will hold what will be the most powerful heavy-ion accelerator. This accelerator will propel atoms to half the speed of light and will create collisions that produce rare isotopes. Previously, these rare isotopes were only found in the cosmos, but with FRIB’s technology, they will now be able to be produced on Earth.